Application Procedures for Mature Canadian Students

The university will consider for admission mature students whose previous school performance or recent work record suggests a strong possibility for academic success. Mature students must be at least 20 years of age, must have been out of school for a minimum of 1 year and not have either 6 Grade 12 U or M level courses or the equivalent (ie. one year at college).

Mature students should follow the application procedures listed below for full-time or part-time study; however, the following additional documents are required:

  1. Resume
  2. Letter of reference
  3. Letter stating goals
  4. Official transcripts (if applicable)

Full-Time September Admission

To enroll full-time in Algoma University for September admission, you must apply via the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC). You can either apply on-line at www.ouac.on.ca or request a paper application from OUAC by calling 519-823-1940.

Use application 101 if you are currently enrolled in an Ontario high school, otherwise, use application 105.

All official transcripts (high school, university, and college) must be sent directly to:
Admissions – Algoma University
1520 Queen Street East
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
P6A 2G4

Application Procedures for January, May, and Part-Time Admission

All January, May, and part-time applicants must apply directly to Algoma U. You can request a paper application by emailing info@algomau.ca or phone 705-949-2301, ext.4217. You can also apply online.

  1. Complete the Algoma U application.
  2. Send official transcripts (high school, college, and university if applicable).
  3. Send all Mature Student documents.
  4. Send non-refundable $50 (CDN funds) application fee payable to Algoma U.

Please send documents to:
Admissions – Algoma University
1520 Queen Street East
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
P6A 2G4